William Percy Atkinson

1919–1968 (Age 48)
Brunswick, Columbus, North Carolina, United States

The Life of William Percy

When William Percy Atkinson was born on 5 May 1919, in Brunswick, Columbus, North Carolina, United States, his father, David John Atkinson, was 45 and his mother, Melvina Rhodes, was 37. He lived in Fort McCoy, Marion, Florida, United States in 1920. He died on 9 January 1968, at the age of 48.

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Family Time Line

David John Atkinson
Melvina Rhodes
Cleo Atkinson
Annie Rogers
John Carlton Atkinson
Rosa Mae Atkinson
Zella Lee Atkinson
Essie Hewlett Atkinson
William Percy Atkinson

Parents & Siblings

  • David John Atkinson


  • Female1881–1966Female



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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1920 · Women Get the Vote

Age 1

In 1920, the 19th amendment was ratified making it so that women could vote. This achievement finally gave North Carolina the freedom to vote they had been fighting for since 1897.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 16

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Atkin .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (1)

  • William P Atkinson in household of David J Atkinson, "United States Census, 1920"

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